Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: unions

How Much Will the War On Unions Cost You This Labor...

We can’t change the past, but we can change the future. Unions are exploring new ways to reach nonunion workers. The Fight for $15 is gaining momentum.

The Precariat Trap: Why Organized Labor is More Important than Ever

A new word has been coined to explain the difficulties facing working people in our time, “precariat.”

BREAKING: The Biggest Legal Attack On Unions In Decades Is Dead

Justice Antonin Scalia died, and the anti-union litigants lost the fifth vote they needed to prevail.

Solidarity Pours in for Birmingham Teachers Striking to Defend Victimised Union...

One teacher joined the NUT the day before the strike so they could join the action. Another filled out their NUT membership form on the picket line.

How Not to Give Employees a Raise

One CEO wants to give his workers a raise, but in doing so, he would like to receive corporate subsidies. Wait, he actually wants us taxpayers to give money to rich corporations so they can pay their employees?

Ten Ways to Make the Economy Work for the Many, Not...

American workers need a union to bargain on their behalf. Low-wage workers in big-box retail stores and fast-food chains need a union even more. If we want average Americans to get a fair share of the gains from economic growth, they need to be able to unionize.

Not Lovin’ It

McDonald's new ad campaign is trying to tap into people’s emotions linking their positive feelings of love with the Golden Arches. Maybe it would be better served to ask the workers about the “love” they’re getting from McDonald’s.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.